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June 20th

New books for adults

Regular patrons have probably already discovered some of the new books on the shelf. If you see something here that you’d like to read and it is checked out, call and add your name to the hold list. Plenty of good summer reads are turning up for a great afternoon on the patio or porch.

Library popularity continues

The excitement of the summer programming continues to draw lots of patrons to the library. Jen Leveck, Youth Services Librarian, commented on the Mad Science Mix with the Grout Museum. “He put on a great show that included lots of fire, mini explosions and a huge snake named Bully.” The turnout was fantastic and we had lots of positive comments after the show. Almost everyone stuck around to say hi to Bully and feel his snaky skin.

SCSD Calendar

Wednesday, June 22
7th Softball v. Williamsburg, 10 AM
VR-V Baseball v. CR Jefferson, 5:30 PM
V Softball @ CPU (MAKEUP), 6 PM

Thursday, June 23
7th Softball @ CPU (in Urbana), 10 AM
F/S Baseball @ CCA (DH), 12 PM
9th Softball v. Beckman (DH), 12 PM
9th Baseball (Orange) v. Beckman, 12 PM
9th Baseball (Black) v. Beckman, 1:30 PM
V Baseball v. Vinton-Shellsburg (DH), 5:30 PM
V Softball v. Vinton-Shellsburg (DH), 6 PM

Friday, June 24
V Softball @ CCA Tournament (TBA)
FS Softball @ Beckman (DH), 12 PM
FS Baseball @ Beckman (DH), 12 PM

Old Gold Menu

Wed, June 22: BBQ chick mashed potatoes w/sour cream, diced beets, peaches, vanilla pudding.

Thu, June 23: Meatloaf, baked potato half w/sour cream, lima beans, Mandarin oranges, fudge oatmeal bar. BINGO.

Fri, June 24: Italian baked fish, party potatoes, stir fry vegetables, frosted apricot salad. Cards/meal & movie Library.

Mon, June 27: LS roast pork, sour cream mashed potatoes w/gravy, cabbage & carrots, plum cobbler.

Tue, June 28: Hamburger w/whole wheat bun, potato salad, carrot sticks, citrus gelatin salad. BINGO.

Legion Baseball Breakfast June 26

SOLON– The Legion Baseball Breakfast with be held Sunday, June 26, from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at the Solon American Legion. All-you-can-eat pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and hash browns will be served with coffee, juice and milk. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and under eat free.
All proceeds to benefit the Legion Baseball Team and other community service programs.

July 4 sale at Our Lord’s Church

SOLON– There will be a kolache, antique and collectible sale Monday, July 4, at Our Lord’s Church in Solon. Sale hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are also three spaces available for rent. Two are 20’ x 25’ and the other is 12’ x 25’. Call 319-841-2243 to rent a spot or for more information.

Meal and Movie June 24 at library

SOLON– The Solon Senior Advocates’ June’s Meal and Movie will be showing “Tootsie” starring Dustin Hoffman at the Solon Public Library, Friday, June 24.
Lasagna and apple pie from Savvy Coffee & Wine Bar will be served.  Sign up at Old Gold Dining or call 624-2710.

Lady Spartans sweep conference foes

SOLON– Solon’s softball squad stayed at No. 6 in the 3A rankings last week after sweeping two WaMaC foes and dropping a close one.
But the Lady Spartans also went 1-3 at the Urbandale Elite Eight Tournament over the weekend.
Last week, the Lady Spartans easily handled West Dubuque in WaMaC action, taking both games of a doubleheader. Solon pitcher Arran Weeces struck out 13 hitters while giving up just three hits.

Sorden making mark as Solon softball head coach

Solon– First-year head coach Ben Sorden has the Lady Spartans ready to compete.
Sorden came to Solon after completing the 2010 softball season as the top assistant and pitching coach at South Mountain Community College (SMCC) in Phoenix, Ariz. During his stay at SMCC, the team won the Region 1 tournament and finished ninth in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Championships, marking the first time in school history that the softball team won the Regional and advanced.

Solon still undefeated

SOLON– The Solon baseball squad remained undefeated on the season last week, collecting doubleheader wins against Western Dubuque and Maquoketa.
Solon’s offense was quiet Monday, June 13, against Western Dubuque, although the Spartans managed to chalk up two more victories, 2-0 and 4-2.
Solon was limited to four hits in the first game.
Nick Day highlighted Solon’s hitting smacking a solo home run,  Shawn Olson added a double.  On the mound, Brandon Shulista improved to 5-0 on the season going seven innings allowing only two hits, striking out 11 and walking one in the 2-0 shut-out.